Thea Digiammerino

Police ID Motorcyclist Killed in Manchester Crash

NBC Connecticut

A 44-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Highland Street in Manchester Saturday, according to Manchester police.

Police have identified the man as Thomas Tortora, of Manchester, and said he was speeding down Highland Street when he hit a guardrail and was thrown from the vehicle.

Medics pronounced Tortora dead at the scene.

The investigation is underway, but police said the preliminary information indicates that speed was a factor in the crash.

The Manchester Police Department Traffic Unit and the Mero Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team are investigating. Anyone who witnessed the crash should call Officer Augusto at 860-645-5560.

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